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A Guide to 15 Top-Notch Gastropubs in the South Bay

A Guide to 15 Top-Notch Gastropubs in the South Bay

| August 21, 2014 | 13 Comments

The restaurant scene is roaring back to life in the South Bay and a common theme among them is restaurants featuring a unique bar program paired to a dining menu equal in creativity. While the concept of bringing together your favorite bar with gourmet bar bites is no new feat, here are 15 top-notch gastropubs in the South Bay.

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Dinfast at Yuet Lee

Dinfast at Yuet Lee

| July 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

As a general rule, I prefer going in when most people are going out, and for that, there’s no place like Chinatown after 9 p.m. I’ll never head across town for a burrito, even if it’s amazing, because I live in the Mission, but I will take two forms of public transportation in order to drink a Budweiser — the most ubiquitous of mediocre bar beers — in the right place. That place’s proximity to salt-and-pepper squid ensures subsequent visits will end the same way — with too many drinks and a few plates at 3 a.m.

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Bar and Restaurant Themantics

Bar and Restaurant Themantics

| March 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

My trip to Japan late last March gave me a new perspective on themed drinking establishments. I wasn’t there long enough to deliver an exhaustive report — I’m sure some late-night Travel Channel special has already tried.

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A New Kind of Barfly

A New Kind of Barfly

| March 19, 2008 | 4 Comments

Photo by Jen Maiser Casual drinkers beware, cocktail nerds have a new way of ordering drinks in San Francisco. No longer satisfied with set menus or even with drink specials du soir, the true cocktailian now knows how to order custom-made drinks, and it’s definitely the In thing to do. Don’t believe me? Next time […]

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